BRINGING SCIENCE TO TREATMENT

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Invictus participant an example of nuances required to work...

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In a recently featured article, physio Sean Fyfe outlined eight key principles to follow when working with an athlete with disabilities. Today’s newsletter highlights some of the research that supports these principles and offers a profile of 2018 Invictus Games athlete Stacey Trottier-Mousseau. With the 2018 Invictus Games just days away, some major milestones in... MORE

8 key principles for rehab with para-athletes

in Diagnose & Treat, Improve

Thankfully, people of all abilities can participate in some form of meaningful movement as part of a healthy lifestyle. Whether in recreation or competition, those with disabilities suffer injuries just as typically-abled athletes do. They may then visit a physiotherapist seeking help for their injury and training to return to sport. The eight key principles... MORE

Avoiding the pregnant pause in exercise and training

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Although exercise is strongly encouraged throughout a normal pregnancy, high intensity training may pose risk to both mother and baby. With this in mind, Tracy Ward examines the current guidelines, and provides exercise suggestions for pregnant athletes seeking a rapid return to sport. Current guidelines on exercise strongly support continued physical activity throughout pregnancy. However, there... MORE

Made to move

in Email Newsletters, Sports psychology

The World Trade Center. A Madrid train. The London subway. Charlie Hebdo. Paris, San Bernadino, Boston, Belgium, Orlando, Nice, Westminster, St. Petersburg, Stockholm, Manchester, Las Vegas, Barcelona. Sadly, no place is immune to the effects of terror. It’s a reality that unites us all. However, there’s a greater bond that we all share, no matter... MORE

The physio and the disabled athlete: separating fact from...

in Improve, Sports psychology

In this two-part series, Andrew Hamilton and Sean Fyfe provide an insight into working with disabled athletes and how therapists can best care for athletes with a disability. Although public perception is changing, the stigma of disability in sport remains. Disabled athletes at all levels, right up to Paralympians are all too often regarded by the general public... MORE

Getting ahead with a concussion

in Acute injuries, Email Newsletters, Sports psychology

Concussion injuries remain in the news, particularly concerning those that result from American football. Reason being, many players suffer seemingly traumatic injuries, such as that experienced recently by Josh Allen of the Buffalo Bills who’s head bounced dramatically off the turf in a Sunday game. As if the injury itself wasn’t startling enough, Allen was cleared to... MORE

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